Vietnamese Wet Markets: No Changes Despite Pledges

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A cut above the rest : Vietnam’s outdoor barbers snip locks...

With increasing state efforts to remove peddlers from the streets, the traditional roadside barbers of Hanoi find ways to keep their trade alive
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7 fast facts about the man behind Educational Technology

Uno Cygaeus: The pioneer of Educational Technology More than 100 years have passed since the death of Uno Cygnaeus (1810-1888), the father of Finnish folk schools and pioneer of educational arts and crafts. Cygnaeus developed many teachings connected with industrial life, and hence educational technology. With Cygnaeus' goals, comprehensive school evolved...

ASIAN Geographic Celebrates Cheetahs!

It's 4 December - Happy International Cheetah Day! These beautiful, fast creatures are racing against extinction. Today, we'd like to bring awareness to the world’s fastest land animal - now chased by their dire fates. Dr. Laurie Marker is the founder of Cheetah Conservation Fund. She designated 4 December as International...

How Does Climate Change Affect the Ocean?

This year brought some bad news on the climate change front: researchers found that ice is melting faster worldwide, and there’s a greater sea-level rise anticipated. The rate of ice loss each year has increased by 60%. A study of the Greenland ice sheet found that there are at least 74 major glaciers that...

Consummate Coolness

The will to survive has never been more apparent than among the indigenous peoples of the Arctic: those who have conquered the devastating beauty of this intense landscape for thousands of years.

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Palm Progress

Can palm oil plantations and endangered rainforests really coexist? One conservationist says yes. Text and images credit: Nathan Sen The island of Borneo, divided among Malaysia,...

Above the Water: Sea Science

Text by Benjamin P.Horton 340 MILLION people are at risk of flooding from sea-level rise by 2050. We know that rising sea levels affect every coastal...

The Gold Trap: How COVID-19 is pushing Filipino children into hazardous work

By Marielle Lucenio The Philippines had been making slow progress in its long fight against child labour, but the pandemic reversed the gains that had...

A culture of silence blunts the impact of a new Vietnamese law against sexual...

By Trang Vu Vietnam’s new labor law requires employers to put in place mechanisms to prevent and penalize sexual harassment in the workplace. But Vietnamese...

Who Peels Your Garlic: Inside Manila’s Informal Economy

By Geela Garcia The garlic peeling industry in Baseco, Manila renders Filipino women among the least visible, worst paid, and most dispensable part of...

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The Road to Independence: Burma (1945 – 1962)

From the 1962 Democracy Protests, through the 1974 U Thant Crisis, the 1988 Uprising, and the 2007 Saffron Revolution, to the 2021 Spring Revolution, Myanmar has fought against the whims of its military leaders and suffered at the hands of the army. To make sense of the tumultuous events of the past six decades, we must understand the complex politics and power struggles that have dominated this country once known as Burma.

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